Group Classes – Summer 2017

If you are interested in signing up for any of the following classes, email us at or call us at 775-3356.


Youth Group Classes

Portland Conservatory of Music offers an exciting array of weeklong summer camps for ages ranging from six to eighteen. To view our full list of summer camps, visit our Summer Music Camps page.

During the school year, we offer many semester-long youth group classes, from our jazz ensembles, to vocal ensembles, Suzuki group classes, electronic music, and more. Visit this page in the coming weeks for a full list of our fall offerings.

Adult Ensembles and Musical Instruction

Middle Eastern Ensemble
Tuition: $135      Teachers: Eric LaPerna and Amos Libby
Course time: Thursdays, 7:30 – 9:00pm       Course duration: 7 weeks
May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th; June 1st, 8th and 22nd

The PCM Middle Eastern Ensemble will work on Turkish, Arabic and Armenian music from the folk, classical and Sufi traditions. This class is for teenagers and adults who are at an intermediate to advanced level on their instrument. The ensemble will feature traditional instruments like the oud (fretless lute), nay (reed flute), and percussion, as well as woodwinds, bowed instruments, bass, guitar and accordion. At the end of each 6-week session there will be a public performance of the pieces the class has been working on.